All category A Marine Surveyors who are members of the F.I.E.M. are committed to work according to strict application of the AFNOR Agreement ACX 50-827.
A monitoring committee, made up of members who are specialists in this area, has been set up by our Federation in order to oversee correct application of the stipulations of this AFNOR Agreement which was published and recognised by the European Commission in January 2006.
Determining the value of a craft prior to purchase, sale or taking out fully comprehensive insurance. Determining the causes, consequences and origins of an accident, defect or failing. Overseeing construction from new or repair work. Detection of irregularities, tests, trials and analyses (oils, ultrasounds, hull sounding, osmosis etc.) Estimation of transformation or repair or total or partial refit costs for a craft or one of its constituant parts. Legal protection. Arbitration in case of litigation between parties. Advice, mediation and conciliation.
The F.I.E.M. recognises three categories of specialist :
A : Marine Surveyors B : Marine expertise consultants C : Legal Experts